Johnbosco Nwogbo

Mr Johnbosco Nwogbo

Time and Task Lecturer – East London and Alice

BA (St. Joseph), BA Hons. (UKZN), MA (UFH)





Academic Background:

Master of Arts – University of Fort Hare (2015-2016) – Thesis title: ‘Human Rights in Africa: A Westian critique of the African Communitarian Rights Thesis.’ (Supervisor: Dr Christopher Allsobrook (Sussex)).

Master of Arts – Bayreuth University, Germany (April – June 2016, exchange semester).  Masters in Philosophy and Economics program.

Bachelor of Arts Honours – University of Kwazulu Natal (2014) – Thesis title: ‘The Idea of Public Reason John Rawls’ Political Liberalism: Between the Ethical and the Political.’ (Supervisor: Dr Heidi Matisonn (LSE)).

Bachelor of Arts – St. Joseph’s Theological Institute (2011-2013) – Thesis title: ‘Scientific Realism and Constructive Empiricism: Towards an Understanding of Scientific Theories.’ (Dr Neil Frank (UKZN)).

Conference Presentations:

19th July, 2014. 9th Annual Conference of the Postgraduate Philosophy Association of Southern Africa (PPA). Paper title: African communitarianism and the individualism of Western thought. Venue: University of Kwazulu Natal, Howard campus, Kwazulu Natal.

31st August – 2nd September, 2016. 13th National Conference of the South African Association of Political Studies (SAAPS). Paper title: Democracy, Anti-racism, and Legislation. Venue: University of Western Cape, Cape Town.

28th – 30th September, 2016. Legacies of Pan Africanism and African Nationalism conference. Paper title: Human Rights in Africa: A Westian critique of the African communitarian Rights thesis. Venue: Biko Center, King Williams Town.